Archive: Oct 2011

Adam Lambert, Chris Colfer, Selena Gomez And More Celebrate Halloween (PHOTOS)

While pop stars provide us some of the best inspiration for Halloween costumes, music’s greatest are also known to deliver fabulously ghoulish get-ups in celebration of the spooky holiday. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite pics of artists getting into the spirit of All Hallow’s Eve. Check out Adam Lambert, Chris Colfer, Chris Brown,…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / October 31, 2011

Kid Cudi Goes On A Killing Spree In “Maniac” Short Film

Are you in need of a scare this Halloween? Kid Cudi has got you covered in his latest video for “Maniac”. The 10-minute short film, shot in black-and-white documentary-style, starts with a house blazing on fire on a quiet suburban street, the handiwork of Cudi and fellow MC Cage as French serial killers on the…

By: Becky Bain / October 31, 2011

Rihanna Hospitalized In Sweden

This is not a trick nor a treat — Rihanna was rushed to the hospital while on tour in Sweden today, according to TMZ. A Live Nation rep has announced that her concert tonight in the city of Malmö has been canceled, as the singer is “not in condition to conduct the concert.”…

By: Becky Bain / October 31, 2011

Justin Timberlake May Star In Upcoming Coen Brothers Movie

Though his latest flick In Time scored only $12 million at the box-office and recieved less-than-stellar reviews, Justin Timberlake’s movie star status is only growing stronger. The rap guru has reportedly been offered a role in the Coen Brothers’ new film Inside Llewyn Davis, which “focuses on the folk music scene in Greenwich Village i…

By: Becky Bain / October 31, 2011

Scotty McCreery & Lauren Alaina Set For American Country Awards Appearance

Following the release of their respective LPs Clear As Day and Wildflower, American Idol Season 10 alums Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina are set to hit up the American Country Awards next week (November 9). This will mark the non-romantic (we think) pair’s first public appearance at the same event since the Idols Live! Tour.

By: Robbie Daw / October 31, 2011

Katy Perry’s Halloween Kitty Cat Mask (PHOTOS)

“Let WHORE-O-WEEN begin!,” Katy Perry tweeted earlier today. While the recent birthday gal is sure to be a popular Halloween costume herself, the pop star got into the Halloween spirit with a pretty kitten mask (similar to the one worn in her Purr perfume ad) paired with a very modest ensemble. Check out the People’…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / October 31, 2011

Nicole Scherzinger Performs New Single “Try With Me” On ‘The X Factor’ UK

Nicole Scherzinger’s X Factor experience came full circle last night, as the singer, who’s currently a judge on the US series, returned to the stage of the original UK version of the program for a performance of her new single “Try With Me” last night. Before her permanent gig of mentoring hopefuls on the show…

By: Robbie Daw / October 31, 2011

Florence + The Machine Performs “Shake It Out”, Talks Hangovers

Florence + The Machine’s Ceremonials drops today in the UK, while we here in the States have to wait another day to pick up the LP. (Boo, indeed.) The soft-spoken singer stopped by Irish late night talk show Late Late to promote her new album and perform her single “Shake It Out”, which she say…

By: Becky Bain / October 31, 2011

Mary J. Blige Needs More Time To Love In “25/8″ Video

Mary J. Blige pledges her love for an impossible amount of time in the video for her new single “25/8″ (off her new album My Life II: The Journey Continues (Act I)) because “24/7 ain’t enough”. It’s refreshing to see Mary stepping out from all the drama and heartache she’s so brilliant at emoting, and…

By: Becky Bain / October 31, 2011

Lady Gaga Rocks India At Formula 1 Closing Party (PHOTOS)

Lady Gaga took the stage at India’s inaugural Formula 1 Grand Prix closing party last night. During her set, our Halloween costume inspiration said she’d planned to wear a saree by famous Indian designer Tarun Tahiliani, but decided to tear it a part to make it more “New York”. Mother Monster explained, “There’…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / October 31, 2011

JoJo Covers Amy Winehouse’s “You Know I’m No Good” In Detroit

Following the release of Amy Winehouse’s posthumous Lioness: Hidden Treasures album, perhaps next in order should be a collection of covers of the late British singer’s material by other artists. One strong contender for inclusion would be JoJo’s take on “You Know I’m No Good”, which she performed at her Hard Rock Cafe gig i…

By: Robbie Daw / October 31, 2011

Enter Idolator’s Halloween Pop Costume Contest And Win A $50 iTunes Gift Card!

Music lovers, have we got news for you! We’re giving away a $50 iTunes gift card to one lucky person with the best pop star Halloween costume of 2011. So, if you think your trick or treat outfit is even better than Katy Perry dressed as a skeleton — just follow the instructions below and that lucky…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / October 31, 2011

Drake’s ‘Take Care’ Track Listing Features Rihanna, Nicki Minaj And Lots Of Lil Wayne

Drake’s sophomore LP Take Care might as well count as Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter IV follow-up, as the rapper is featured on three songs off Drizzy’s new album: “HYFR”, “The Real Her” (which also boasts Andre 3000), and an untitled bonus track. Other Young Money amigo Nicki Minaj drops by “Make Me Proud”, and ex-amour…

By: Becky Bain / October 31, 2011

Listen To The Michael Jackson “Immortal Megamix”

Michael Jackson is already Forbes‘ top-ranking highest-earning dead celebrity, but expect his estate’s fortune to grow even more with the impending release of Michael Jackson Immortal soundtrack, which accompanies the King Of Pop’s Cirque Du Soleil spectacular. Today we get to hear “The Immortal Megamix”, which mashes up the pop singer’s hit singles “Can You…

By: Becky Bain / October 31, 2011

Eric Saade And Dev Are “Hotter Than Fire” On New Single

Eurovision vet Eric Saade, who represented his home country of Sweden in this year’s contest, has unleashed new single “Hotter Than Fire”, a blazing dance-pop jam that features “In The Dark” songstress Dev on the chorus. “When Dev wanted to sing on the song it became the icing on the cake,” 21-year-old Saade says i…

By: Robbie Daw / October 31, 2011

‘The Voice’ Coaches Reunite At Season 2 Press Junket (PHOTOS)

While we kicked off the weekend trying to put the finishing touches on our pop-inspired Halloween costumes, the gang from The Voice reunited for a press junket in honor of Season 2. Coaches Christina “Secret Potion” Aguilera, Cee Lo “7Up Lover” Green, Blake “Footloose” Shelton, Adam “The Shirtless Wonder” Levine and host Carson Daly posed…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / October 31, 2011

Lady Gaga’s “Marry The Night”: Watch Her First-Ever Live Performance

While in New Delhi, India, for the Formula 1 Grand Prix, Lady Gaga got dolled up in typically Gaga-esque garb for her post-race party performance. (She wore gold chains, black boots, fishnets and a PVC skirt.) Mother Monster also treated her fans to something special, musically: the very first live performance of fifth Born This

By: Robbie Daw / October 31, 2011

Madonna, Jay-Z To Express Themselves With YouTube Channels

Hoping to further bait online users with something other than videos of kittens on Roombas and wannabe singers doing bad cover versions, Google is ponying up $100 million to producers for the launch of about 100 new YouTube channels featuring original content. The Guardian reports that, once the bulk of the channels are launched i…

By: Robbie Daw / October 31, 2011

JoJo “Disaster” Video: Watch A Tease

Following the preview clip of JoJo’s “Disaster” video that Fuse aired, the fashionable singer teased the Benny Boom-directed visual yet again on MTV’s 10 On Top. “The concept is, I wanted to show young, crazy love and how passionate it can be — how you get wrapped up in it, and it’s awesome and it’…

By: Robbie Daw / October 31, 2011

Amy Winehouse Posthumous LP ‘Lioness: Hidden Treasures’ Out In December

Much like Michael Jackson’s posthumous collection Michael, which was released during the holiday season last year, an album of unreleased material from Amy Winehouse titled Lioness: Hidden Treaures will arrive on December 5. Amy’s frequent collaborators Mark Ronson and Salaam Remi reportedly assembled the LP’s 12 tracks, which include cover versions and previously unheard renditio…

By: Robbie Daw / October 31, 2011
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